Past Conferences

In past years, C21 chose annual themes around which to organize lectures and speaking series, public events, and our yearly spring conference. We have since shifted to a focus on three interrelated areas of humanities research: critical, public, and digital humanities.

Previous years’ conferences and themes can be found below.

Insecurity Conference poster

2019

Insecurity

Ends of Cinema poster

2018

Ends of Cinema
(In the Eschaton)

Big No poster

2017

The Big No (Naysaying)

Landbody poster

2016

Landbody (Indigeneities)

After Extinction poster

2015

After Extinction (Humanities Futures)

Anthropocene Feminism book cover

2014

Anthropocene Feminism
(Changing Climates)

Dark Side of the Digital poster

2013

Dark Side of the Digital
(What Should 21st Century Studies Do?)

The Nonhuman Turn book cover

2012

The Nonhuman Turn
(What Is 21st Century Studies?)

Embodied Placemaking poster

2010-11

Embodied Placemaking
Pt. 1 | Pt. 2
(Figuring Place & Time)

Previous Conference Event Pages

You can also view complete conference programs for earlier years’ conferences below: